Male-identified individuals have been traditionally underrepresented in research regarding eating disorders and body image which is part of the reason behind various barriers men face to receiving proper assessment and treatment.
While there are surgical procedures that can have positive lifechanging affects like gender affirmation surgeries for transgender individuals, plastic surgery can be seen as another multibillion-dollar industry the profits off the insecurities of those wealthy enough to afford these procedures.
Despite unnormal circumstances due to COVID-19, Jason Rudolph has made the most of his college experience
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Are you or someone you know struggling with eating concerns or body image issues? It can be challenging to identify how to find help or identify when help is needed
It is common for new college students to explore and wonder how to develop new friendships, especially when moving away from home.
Makeup plays a huge role in promoting appearance ideals with the purpose of being used to disguise blemishes, imperfections, or to even enhance them. One of the biggest shortcomings in the makeup industry is providing everyone with the same equal access to buying their perfect shade
Dani Park, a second-year graduate student in the sociology program as well as an Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) fellow at Illinois State University, has a passion for empowering marginalized communities.
Many international students have a difficult time with these new changes and develop acculturative stress. Acculturative stress is the psychological impact of adaptation to a new culture. This stress can cause anxiety, depression, and other mental and physical illnesses
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults with disabilities report mental health distress five times as often as adults without disabilities (CDC, 2020).